place some of your inside lights and a radio on a timer. stop deliveries, period. that includes mail, newspapers and packages. never reveal your plans on a site. you never know who is reading blogs or facebook. union officials and the port of oakland are back on the negotiating table following the strike that shutdown the port for most of the day. they walked the picket line at the port and at oakland international airport. the port says it needs to cut expenses especially pay and benefits. the union wants to see the port's financial records. the 11th our -- hour struggle has failed. that means 18,000, woulders including several hundred in oakland stand to lose their jobs. the makers of the iconic brands including twinkies, and ding-dong and wonder bread broke down without an agreement. the company says it will head to bankruptcy court with the intention of selling off its assets. e-mail isn't always free. in fact, some people have been paying for it for years.